A woman has been taken to hospital following a two-car crash.

Police were called to a collision on the A31 outside The Botany Bay Inne at Winterborne Zelston just before 4.45pm today. 

A spokesman for Dorset Police said: "The fire service was called as someone was trapped in their car. 

"A woman has been taken to Dorset County Hospital."

The extent of any injuries is currently unknown.

A grey Hyundai and a white Vauxhall van were involved in the collision. 

Recovery has been requested for both vehicles. 

The road is closed both ways between the Roundhouse Roundabout in Sturminster Marshall and the Shell roundabout at Bere Regis. 

More to follow.